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Enzo and his team did a fantastic job turning our very dated "steam shower"-style bathroom into a completely new entity, and I really can't get over the transformation. His subcontractors - particularly
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, who did the tile work - were very professional and performed very high quality work. I honestly can't say enough about the tile. Enzo himself did a good job at keeping the job moving, even in light of the usual unexpected findings once the walls were open. The team cleaned up after themselves every day, which, considering they were going back and forth through our master bedroom, we really appreciated. Extra care was taken not to let the inside-only cats outside too. Someone even took a few minutes to fix our faulty front door latch. While the job took a few extra days over the estimate, it was literally just a few days, in part because of changes we made at the last minute. Enzo did a good job of managing our change requests and the final tally was very much in line with what we had been expecting.
- Mary Beth K.
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Today, October 7th, after weeks of waiting to hear from him, we got a bid for over 100k. We were flabbergasted. We had spent $8500 for plans and permits that we cannot use. Since then we have spoken to other contractors who said a firm bid should come upfront with a small margin for error. They also all said that a bathroom of the size
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quoted could not be done for under $100K and he should have known that and told us up front. We wrote and said we did not want to work with him. He is very distracted and unprofessional and can't say no to a project when he should. What a waste of time and money.

- diane S.
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Fast, fast, fast, 67 days start to final inspection. Any and all question resolved immediately.
- Larry B.
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I am very happy with the quality of work that was done.
We were on a very tight schedule to get the work completed, but the schedule slipped several times. This was a major problem as he wasn't the only contractor doing work and there were dependancies. He did finally complete it in time and we were able to move in when we wanted to.
- Jo R.
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At our first meeting,
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was very specific about the costs associated with the various parts of the project and made sure I understood how we could accomplish my goals while staying within budget They took me to various vendors to look at materials, cabinets, etc. so I could make informed decisions about materials and designs. Throughout the process, I felt informed and a part of all the choices being made. Like any project, we encountered some unexpected challenges;
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handled everything flawlessly and we overcame the challenges as a team. This was the first construction project where I was not in fear of surprises as I knew
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could handle anything!
- Allison C.
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As the name says it was
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. Before the contract they went over all lists to explain each task in detail. Over all I was very satisfied customer.
- Peter L.
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and his employes remodeled my spare bathroom beautifully. The contract went smooth and there were no changes in it. Some of the things I liked about the company is that at the begiining, they provided a formal and easy to understand contract of services with all the details. The company also carries a insurance policy that made me feel pretty confortatble about my investment. They kept clean my house and everything was organized by the end of the day.
- anyi G.
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I engaged
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for developing my hillside lot in North San
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since early 2010. They have hand held me through the entire approvals, permits, surveying, architectural, civil, structural, geologist and more through early 2011. I wanted to go the owner builder route to enable a best cost approach.
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was very flexible to work with me on that.

We started our lot hillside grading and prep for the foundation in June 2011 and finished it in 8 weeks with an aggressive schedule.

Our wait started for the construction loan process with the banks. But as fate would have it banks were unwilling to lend for owner builder projects for constructions loans.
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was again flexible to take up the General contractor role and put my interests first as a customer. They helped me find a great low interest rate construction loan which came through just in time after the 2 months wait in early September.

We started the foundation in mid-September 2011 and we are extremely happy with the progress on our home! Due to the amazing absence of winter this year - we have reached the roof level and the project is progressing briskly. We have gone through the inspections and we are ready to stucco the exterior (with all the windows in place).

All this construction from bare land to stucco within 6 months on a 3 level 3600 sq.ft. custom home, on a 2.5:1 grade hillside lot!
I can pretty much say there would be hardly any GCs in the area that can pull this off like
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(on a tight budget to boot!). They are the best in communicating with the customer - you really want over communication when you are building your home and they do deliver.

I would rate them a top tier quality builder with a very honest and open style of managing customer needs. If the customer is flexible to work with them - they really deliver top quality. Even if you are totally cost constrained - they will work on getting the best value for the money spent. My whole project is over $900,000 and I have about 40% of work to go (lot of stuff inside) and
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will be with me all the way.

UPDATE (1/9/2013):
We have been enjoying our excellent views and it has taken me 3 months after moving in to update this review :-)
We moved into our home on 10/1/2012 - Exactly 1 year from the start of the foundation! We were lucky with the weather last winter. The interior was well done to our needs (though I did a lot of the selection and purchases of most interior materials).
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has the best crew around for custom homes.
- Ravindra K.
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Summarized by the timeline of events:

First Meeting:
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K was referred to us by a friend when we needed our home to be remodeled. We contacted
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and he prompty responded and came by as agreed exactly on time (punctual everytime !!).
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took a look at the property, paid attention to all our requirements, was meticulous in writing notes and said he would get back to us with the estimates.

Estimates:
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got back to us as promised on the date and scheduled a meeting with us to go over the estimates. His estimate was documented very clearly for each item in drilled down details. Among the other quotes we had received,
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seemed to be have a very fair estimate. As for timelines,
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promised to complete the work by 4 weeks, but he completed the work a week early.

Remodel:
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's crew was excellent, professionals and well mannered. The crew started work early in the morning every day and were really hard at work. The work quality was excellent. As we were working professionals we would not get to visit the house too often, but whenever we did in the evenings all the mess from the day would have been cleaned up and things arranged. We must say
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required his crew to clean up after their work every day when they are done for the day. The remodel was completed a week ahead.
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supervised the entire work and handled any surprises that came along, and did more than what we required of him.
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was a perfectionist and if he found anything amiss, he would take care of it himself.

Final inspection and quality:
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went through the final inspection with us, and everything was completed as per our requirements. We were very happy with the quality of the work, and the timeline of work.

Final words of appreciation:
We were very happy with the services of
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and
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K and his entire crew. When we started out on this remodel, quite a lot of our friends mentioned their bad experiences with the contractors and delays and contractors not showing up on some days. Thanks to
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, we had a smooth run with the entire remodel and did not face any problems that we were wary about initially,
- Sendillnathan A.
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we've used
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for several jobs now and would recommend him to anyone who has a project big or small. First of all, the estimates
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provides are extremely detailed and very reasonable. Second, he is always on time and the quality of his work is top notch. Finally,
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is extremely trustworthy and very personable. We recommended him to a co-worker who used him to remodel a kitchen and he was very pleased with the results.
- Jennifer R.
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All Home Builders in San Jose, CA

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ATM Construction

725 Canoas Creek Circle
San Jose, CA

atozremodeling co

4690 william's rd
San Jose, CA

Atsatt Built

Gilroy, CA

Avalon Builders, Inc.

23900 Farm Road
Sonoma, CA

AVALON CONSTRUCTION

850 S Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA

AVALON PRIVATE SECURITY Lic #16899

1630 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA

AVAR CONSTRUCTION

6640 REDEKER PL
Newark, CA

AVERY CONSTRUCTION CO

130 E DANA ST
Mountain View, CA

Axiom Interiors

6812 Endmoor Dr.
San Jose, CA

AXIS CONSTRUCTION

2566 BARRINGTON CT
Hayward, CA

Axsis Construction Company

334 Baden Ave
South San Francisco, CA

AZ LAND DEVELOPMENT

236 W PORTAL
San Francisco, CA

Aziz Fine Woodworking

Sawtooth Building
Berkeley, CA

AZTECA BUILDING CO

39332 WILFORD ST
Fremont, CA

B & C CONSTRUCTION

16 TOLAND ST
San Francisco, CA

B A CONTRACTORS

3234 E 23RD ST
Oakland, CA

B A Morrison

2544 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley, CA

B C BUILDERS & DESIGN GROUP

1939 TRENTON DR
San Jose, CA

B G FLATHER CONSTRUCTION INC

421 Hurlingame Ave
Redwood City, CA

B Line Construction Inc

430 Lea Way
Sacramento, CA
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